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NOVA Wonders

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

A 6-part series exploring the biggest questions on the frontiers of science.

Saving Snowy Owls from Airplanes

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

When snowy owls land at Logan Airport, Norman Smith gives the birds a one-way flight out.

Remembering Stephen Hawking

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Stephen Hawking had a way of bringing the most cosmic ideas down to Earth.

The Physics of the Multiverse

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

A multiverse could explain why our universe is fine-tuned for life.

Decoding the Weather Machine

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Discover how Earth’s intricate climate system is changing.

Hilter’s Secret Weapon

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Churchill launches the largest military evacuation in military history. But there's a secret killer in the waters.

What is a P-Value?

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Science's most important (and controversial) number has its origins in a British experiment involving milk and tea.

Celebrating Black Scientists

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500

In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate these black scientists.

What Is Dark Matter? A New Clue!

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500

A signal from the dawn of the universe may hold surprising clues about dark matter.

Curling, A Great Physics Mystery

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

To physicists, curling presents the most puzzling conundrum in the Olympic Games.

The Biggest Puzzle in Physics

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Sometimes the biggest puzzle in physics seems like the worst relationship in the universe.

Wild Ways to Find a Mate

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

From necking giraffes to monogamous parasites, creatures couple up in unexpected ways.

Searching for a Skull

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Watch as a team of divers attempts to retrieve an ancient skull.

The Impossible Is Possible

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Pilot André Borschberg reflects on his experience achieving what seemed impossible.

What The Physics? Q&A

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

"What The Physics?!" host Greg Kestin answers questions from you, our viewers.